453
453
Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel
FRENCH
CONTEMPLATION 
Estimate
15,00020,000
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453
Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel
FRENCH
CONTEMPLATION 
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Art

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Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel
1839 - 1929
FRENCH
CONTEMPLATION 
signed A. LESREL and dated 1871 (lower left) 
oil on canvas 
18 1/4 by 15 in.
46.3 by 38.1 cm
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Provenance

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, July 20, 1990, lot 366, illustrated (as A Lady of Rank at Prayer)
Schiller and Bodo, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2003

Catalogue Note

The tapestry in the background of the present lot is based on a fifteenth-century Flemish example depicting the liberation of St. Peter, which was commissioned for the Beauvais Cathedral and is now in the Cluny Museum, Paris. 

19th Century European Art

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New York